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Chandra Space Telescope Collection
by Animation: ESA/Hubble/M. Kornmesser & L. L. Christensen Image: X-ray: NASA/CXC/ASU/J.Hester et al.; Optical: NASA/ESA/ASU/J.Hester & A.Loll; Infrared: NASA/JPL-Caltech/Univ. Minn./R.Gehrz
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Animation and Composite Image of Crab Nebula. MPEG This sequence begins with an artist's animation of the explosion that produced the Crab Nebula, now an expanding debris field of extremely high-energy particles created from the death of a massive star. The view then fades into an image of the Crab composed of data from Chandra (light blue), Hubble (green and dark blue), and Spitzer (red). [Runtime: 0:18]
Source: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2006/crab/animations.html
Chandra Space Telescope Collection
by Animation: NASA/CXC/A.Hobart
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MPEG This animation shows a supermassive black hole within a galaxy like the one located in NGC 1365. Scientists believe that the black hole at the center of the galaxy is fed by a steady stream of material, presumably in the form of a disk. Material just about to fall into a black hole should be heated to millions of degrees before passing over the event horizon, or point of no return. This process creates X-ray light that Chandra can detect. [Runtime: 0:27]
Topic: Where -- NGC 1365
Source: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2007/ngc1365/animations.html
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NGC 281 with Scale Bar
Source: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2007/ngc281/more.html
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Perseus Cluster with Scale Bar
Topic: What -- Perseus
Source: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2005/perseus/more.html
Chandra Space Telescope Collection
by Animation:ESA
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MPEG This animation shows a yellow star that travels too close to a giant black hole in the center of the galaxy RX J1242-11. As it nears, the star is stretched by tidal forces from the black hole and is quickly torn apart. Most of the yellow gaseous debris from the star escapes the black hole in parabolic orbits. However, a small amount of material is captured by the black hole and then forms a rotating disk of gas. X-rays are emitted as the gas in the disk is heated (as shown by the blue...
Source: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2004/rxj1242/animations.html
Chandra Space Telescope Collection
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Cartwheel Galaxy with Scale Bar
Source: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2006/cartwheel/more.html
GOODS Chandra Deep Field South: Hidden Black Holes Uncovered by Combined Effort of NASA's Great Observatories
Source: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2004/goodsbh/index.html
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NGC 4438 & NGC 4435: Galactic Fender-Bender In Virgo
Topic: What -- Virgo
Source: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2003/ngc4438/index.html
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MS 0735.6+7421 with Scale Bar
Source: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2006/ms0735/more.html
Chandra Space Telescope Collection
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M86 (NGC 4406): Cluster's Gain is Galaxy's Loss
Topic: Where -- M86
Source: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2003/m86/index.html
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MPEG This animation shows a galaxy cluster, the largest gravitationally-bound objects in the Universe. Individual galaxies are shown in white and yellow, and the intergalactic gas is shown in red. Galaxy clusters contain as much mass as a million billion suns. The strong gravitational pull of this matter squeezes the gas and heats it to about 100 million degrees, making it only detectable in X-rays. Chandra found direct evidence for cosmic acceleration and dark energy, based on distance...
Source: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2004/darkenergy/animations.html
BALQSO Illustration: A Quasar's Identity May Simply Be In The Eye Of The Beholder
Source: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2001/qso/index.html
Chandra Space Telescope Collection
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NGC 5746 with Scale Bar
Source: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2006/n5746/more.html
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RCW 86 with Scale Bar
Source: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2006/rcw86/more.html
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M31 with Scale Bar
Topic: Where -- M31
Source: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2006/m31/more.html
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DEM L238 and DEM L238 with Scale Bar
Source: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2007/deml238/more.html
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by NASA/CXC/Northwestern U./C.Heinke et al.
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Chandra X-ray Image with Scale Bar
Source: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2005/47tuc/more.html
Chandra Space Telescope Collection
by NASA/CXC/Middlebury College/F.Winkler et al.
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Whirlpool Galaxy with Scale Bar
Topic: Where -- Whirlpool Galaxy
Source: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2007/m51/more.html
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ETA CARINAE: A Massive Supergiant Star
Source: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/1999/0099/what.html
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DEM L238 with Scale Bar
Source: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2007/deml238/more.html
Chandra Space Telescope Collection
by Simulation: Josh Barnes (U. of Hawaii)/John Hibbard (NRAO); Animation: NASA/CXC/A. Hobart
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Black Hole Merger Animation QuickTime MPEG BROADCAST QUALITY * The movie shows a merger of two galaxies (simulation) that forms a single galaxy with two centrally located supermassive black holes surrounded by disks of hot gas. The black holes orbit each other for hundreds of millions of years before they merge to form a single supermassive black hole that sends out intense gravitational waves. [Runtime: 0:43]
Source: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2006/a400/animations.html
Chandra Space Telescope Collection
by Wide-field: NASA/CXC/SAO Animation: NASA/CXC/Penn State/G.Pavlov et al.
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MPEG This sequence starts with Chandra's wide-field of the region around the Vela Pulsar Jet. The view then zooms into the area covered by Chandra during a series of 13 observations taken over about two and a half years. This movie led astronomers to discover an outer jet shooting out ahead of the moving pulsar. The most striking feature of the jet is its variability, changing both its shape and brightness. Meanwhile, bright blobs are seen moving along the jet with surprising velocities -- at...
Topic: What -- Vela
Source: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2003/vela_pulsar/animations.html
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More Images of NGC 3079
Topic: Where -- NGC 3079
Source: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2003/ngc3079/more.html
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More Images of 44i Bootis
Source: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2001/0176/more.html
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DEM L316 with Scale Bar
Source: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2005/d316/more.html
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CL0958+4702 with Scale Bar
Source: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2007/cl0958/more.html
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More Images of Abell 2390 & MS2137.3-2353
Source: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2001/clusters/more.html
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Westerlund 1 with Scale Bar
Source: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2005/wd1/more.html
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N49 with Scale Bar
Source: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2006/n49/more.html
Chandra Space Telescope Collection
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Whirlpool Galaxy (M51) Animations
Topics: Where -- Whirlpool Galaxy, Where -- M51
Source: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2002/0158/animations.html
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Abell 520 with Scale Bar
Source: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2007/a520/more.html
Chandra Space Telescope Collection
by Credit: Simulation: NASA/STScI/G. Bacon Animation: NASA/CXC/A. Hobart X-ray: NASA/CXC/SAO/G. Fabbiano et al.
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MPEG The sequence begins by depicting the collision of two large galaxies which now form The Antennae. Gas and stars from the galaxies are ejected into long arcs. The animation then shows how collisions between huge gas clouds in the central region of the merging system trigger a stellar baby boom. Next, as seen in a closer view, the most massive of these stars race through their evolution in a few million years. These stars end their lives as they explode as supernovas that further heat the...
Topic: Where -- Antennae Galaxies
Source: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2004/antennae/animations.html
Chandra Space Telescope Collection
by Animation: NASA/CXC/A.Hobart X-ray Image: NASA/CXC/IoA/A.Fabian et al.
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MPEG This animation shows how sound waves are generated in the Perseus cluster from its central supermassive black hole. The gas that fills the cluster of galaxies is shown in red. The animation then zooms in to show the cluster's central black hole, which is seen as a white point. Next, blue-white jets of high-energy particles and magnetic fields blow out from the black hole, forming dark cavities in the cluster gas. When these cavities slow down, sound waves break off and travel away from the...
Topic: What -- Perseus
Source: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2003/perseus/animations.html
More Images of Iron Spectra from Supermassive Black Holes
Source: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2005/felines/more.html
Chandra Space Telescope Collection
by Animation: NASA/CXC/A.Hobart
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MPEG This animation shows a disk of red and yellow gas around a supermassive black hole. As the view pulls back, the formation of stars in the outer regions of the disk is seen. These massive stars form when the gas becomes unstable, despite the black hole's enormous gravitational influence, and collapses inwards. [Runtime: 0:23] View Still Images [ http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2005/sgra/more.html#sgra_mov_still ]
Source: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2005/sgra/animations.html
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More Images of NGC 6240
Topic: Where -- NGC 6240
Source: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2002/0192/more.html
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by NASA/CXC/PSU/L.Townsley et al.
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Chandra X-ray Image with Scale Bar
Source: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2005/trump/more.html
Chandra Space Telescope Collection
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Sagittarius A* with Scale Bar
Topic: What -- Sagittarius
Source: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2005/sgra/more.html
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More Images of NGC 6266 & NGC 7099
Source: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2003/ngc6266/more.html
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More Images of Zeta Orionis
Source: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2000/1078/more.html
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NGC 3576 with Scale Bar
Source: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2006/ngc3576/more.html
Chandra Space Telescope Collection
by NASA/MSFC/CXC/A.Bhardwaj et al.
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Composite Image with Scale Bar
Source: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2005/saturn_rngs/more.html
Black" Black Holes: Chandra Uncovers New Evidence For Event Horizons Surrounding Black Holes
Source: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2001/blackholes/index.html
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More Images of The Antennae
Source: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2004/antennae/more.html
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by Animation: CXC/D.Berry
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MPEG When the core of a massive star collapses, a supernova explosion occurs and the collapsed core forms an extremely compact, rapidly spinning neutron star. Some theories propose that the neutrons could dissolve into free quarks, causing the neutron star to shrink further and become a strange quark star. NASA has announced the detection of a possible strange quark star. [Run time = 0:25 sec]
Source: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2002/0211/animations.html
Chandra Space Telescope Collection
by Animation: CXC/A.Hobart
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Animation of Absorption by Intergalactic Gas. MPEG In this animation, X-rays from a distant quasar traveling toward Earth and the Chandra X-ray Observatory are shown as waves of colored light. As they pass through a cloud of intergalactic gas, which appears as the white, filamentary structure, some of the X-rays are absorbed. Chandra can measure the amount of dimming in the X-rays due to oxygen ions in the cloud. This allows astronomers to estimate the temperature, density, and mass of the...
Topic: What -- Earth
Source: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2002/igm/animations.html
Chandra Space Telescope Collection
by NASA/CXC/U.Manitoba/H.Matheson & S.Safi-Harb
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Chandra X-ray Image with Scale Bar
Source: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2005/g21/more.html
Chandra Space Telescope Collection
by NASA/CXC/M.Weiss
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Illustrations of Black Hole Eclipse. MPEG These artist's representations, which are not to scale, explain how a supermassive black hole and the hot gas disk around it are eclipsed. The first illustration shows how light from the bright disk surrounding the black hole can directly reach Chandra. The second illustration demonstrates how this light can be blocked by a dense cloud of gas, which causes only reflected light from the disk to reach Chandra. [Runtime: 0:15] View Still Images [...
Topic: Where -- NGC 1365
Source: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2007/ngc1365/animations.html
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by Animation: CXC/A.Hobart
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MPEG & AVI This animation begins with a view outside of Milky Way and then zooms in on one of the spiral arms to the double-star system XTE J1550-564, which contains a black hole and a normal Sun-like star. As gaseous material is pulled off the companion star onto the black hole, it forms a disk that is heated to millions of degrees. The animation then shows the ejection and evolution of the jets of high-energy particles.
Topic: What -- Sun
Source: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2002/xtej1550/animations.html
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NGC 281 shows a centralized cluster of hot blue stars, dust and gas, and lanes of obscuring dust. NGC 281 is about 9,500 light years from Earth in the constellation Cassiopeia. This wide-field view of the star-forming region NGC 281 was taken with the WIYN 0.9-meter telescope at Kitt Peak National Observatory near Tucson, AZ. (Credit: NSF/AURA/WIYN/Univ. of Alaska/T.A.Rector)
Topics: What -- Earth, What -- Constellation, What -- Cassiopeia
Source: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2007/ngc281/more.html
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by Animation: NASA/CXC/A.Hobart
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Animation of X-ray Flares from a "Young Sun. MPEG This animation shows how X-ray flares from a young star affect a planet-forming disk. Light from the young star is reflected off the inner part of the disk, making it glow. The view zooms in to show small white flares continually erupting on the surface of the young star. A set of huge white magnetic loops then erupts from the star and hits the inside edge of the disk, resulting in an extremely bright flare. X-rays from the flare then heat...
Topics: What -- Sun, What -- Orion
Source: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2005/orion/animations.html
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by Animation: NASA/CXC/A.Hobart
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MPEG This animation depicts an eruption caused by a supermassive black hole. Gas and dust (reddish-brown disk) are being pulled around by the enormous gravity of the supermassive black hole, which is buried in the center of a large elliptical galaxy. The animation then zooms out to show the full view of the galaxy, which is surrounded by hot gas (red) that pervades the galaxy cluster. White jets, fueled from material falling onto the black hole, then erupt from the black hole and push gas...
Source: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2005/ms0735/animations.html
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Puppis A with Scale Bar
Topic: What -- Puppis
Source: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2006/puppisa/more.html
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by NASA/CXC/UCLA/M.Muno et al.
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MPEG This sequence of 5 images is part of an ongoing Chandra program that monitors a region around the Milky Way's supermassive black hole, Sgr A*. Four bright, variable X-ray sources were discovered within 3 light years of Sgr A*. The variability is indicative of an X-ray binary system where a black hole or neutron star is pulling matter from a nearby companion star. Such a high concentration of X-ray binaries in this region is strong circumstantial evidence that a dense swarm of 10,000 or...
Source: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2005/gctr_bin/animations.html
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by JHUAPL/SwRI
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New Horizons Path Past Jupiter. MPEG On February 28, 2007, the New Horizons spacecraft made its closest approach to Jupiter on its ultimate journey toward Pluto. Its unusual trajectory took New Horizons down Jupiter's so-called magnetotail, or magnetic tail, a region where no spacecraft has gone before. [Runtime: 0:13]
Topics: What -- New Horizons, What -- Jupiter, What -- Pluto
Source: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2007/jupiter/animations.html
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GRB 050709 with Scale Bar
Source: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2005/grb050709/more.html
Chandra Space Telescope Collection
by NASA/STScI; Magellan/U.Arizona/D.Clowe et al.
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MPEG This motion graphic begins with a close-up of one of the galaxies, a spiral galaxy approximately the same size as the Milky Way, within the galaxy cluster known as 1E 0657-56. The view then pulls out to show over a thousand galaxies in this cluster. These immense objects are among the largest structures in the Universe. [Runtime: 0:19]
Source: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2006/1e0657/animations.html
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More Images of NGC 6266 & NGC 7099
Source: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2003/ngc6266/more.html
Chandra Space Telescope Collection
by X-ray: NASA/UMass/Z.Li & Q.D.Wang; Optical: NOAO/AURA/NSF/T.A.Rector & B.A.Wolpa; Infrared: NASA/JPL-Caltech
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Sequence of Andromeda Galaxy (M31) Images. MPEG Beginning with a wide-field optical view, this sequence of Andromeda Galaxy images moves into an X-ray look of the central region. In this Chandra image, red represents lower energy, green as medium energy, and finally blue as the highest energy X-rays that Chandra detects. This sequence also shows a composite of X-ray and infrared light, before returning to the Chandra-only view. [Runtime: 0:14]
Topics: What -- Andromeda, Where -- M31
Source: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2006/m31/animations.html
Chandra Space Telescope Collection
by X-ray (NASA/CXC/Wesleyan Univ./R. Kilgard); UV (NASA/JPL-Caltech); Optical (NASA/ESA/S. Beckwith & The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)); IR (NASA/JPL-Caltech/Univ. of Arizona/R. Kennicutt)
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Tour of M51. MPEG Hubble's image of M51, also known as the Whirlpool Galaxy, shows the majestic spiral arms that are actually long lanes of stars and gas laced with dust. The infrared image from Spitzer also reveals stars and the glow from clouds of interstellar dust. The dust consists mainly of a variety of carbon-based organic molecules. An image from the GALEX mission gives the view of M51 in ultraviolet light. Chandra detects a large number of point-like X-ray sources due to black holes and...
Topics: What -- GALEX, Where -- M51, Where -- Whirlpool Galaxy
Source: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2007/m51/animations.html
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1E 0657-56 with Scale Bar
Source: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2006/1e0657/more.html
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J0617 in IC 443 with Scale Bar
Source: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2006/ic443/more.html
Chandra Space Telescope Collection
by Animation: CXC/D.Berry
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MPEG This animation shows how the combination of rapid rotation and a strong magnetic field produces an ultra high-speed flow of particles away from a neutron star. As the flow moves away, it is concentrated along the poles and the equator of the neutron star. A shock wave, which shows up as a bright X-ray ring, marks the boundary between the equatorial flow and the surrounding nebula. [Run time = 0:30 sec]
Source: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2002/0052/animations.html
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M82 with Scale Bar
Topic: Where -- M82
Source: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2006/m82/more.html
Chandra Space Telescope Collection
by Credit: NASA/STScI
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MPEG This video zooms into the C153 spiral galaxy found in the galaxy cluster Abell 2125. The initial view moves from the NOAO telescope wide-field mosaic into the Hubble Wide Field Planetary Camera 2 image of C153. The Hubble image then dissolves into the composite detail of X-ray, radio and optical images. [Run time = 0:08 sec] -->
Topics: What -- Wide Field Planetary Camera 2, What -- Camera 2
Source: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2004/c153/animations.html
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View the animation [ http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2005/grb050709/animations.html#binary_crash ]. The most likely explanation for GRB050709 is that it was produced by a collision of two neutron stars, or a neutron star and a black hole. Such a collision would result in the formation of a black hole (or a larger black hole), and could generate a beam of high-energy particles that could account for the powerful gamma-ray pulse as well as observed radio, optical and X-ray afterglows....
Topic: What -- Beam
Source: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2005/grb050709/more.html
Chandra Space Telescope Collection
by X-ray: NASA/CXC/CfA/M.Markevitch et al. Optical: NASA/STScI; Magellan/U.Arizona/D.Clowe et al. Lensing Map: NASA/STScI; ESO WFI; Magellan/U.Arizona/D.Clowe et al.
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MPEG This is a sequence of images of the galaxy cluster 1E 0657-56, also known as the bullet cluster. The optical image from the Magellan and the Hubble Space Telescope shows galaxies in orange and white. Hot gas, which contains the bulk of the normal matter in the cluster, is shown by the Chandra X-ray image (pink). Gravitational lensing, the distortion of background images by mass in the cluster, reveals the mass of the cluster is dominated by dark matter (blue). This is the first clear...
Topics: What -- Magellan, What -- Hubble Space Telescope (HST)
Source: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2006/1e0657/animations.html
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Southern Constellations Map: September
Source: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/constellations/sept_const.html
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by NASA/CXC/M.Weiss
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MPEG This animation shows an artist's representation of the huge collision in the bullet cluster. Hot gas, containing most of the normal matter in the cluster, is shown in red and dark matter is in blue. During the collision the hot gas in each cluster is slowed and distorted by a drag force, similar to air resistance. A bullet-shaped cloud of gas forms in one of the clusters. In contrast, the dark matter is not slowed by the impact, because it does not interact directly with itself or the gas...
Source: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2006/1e0657/animations.html
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Jupiter with Scale Bar
Topic: What -- Jupiter
Source: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2007/jupiter/more.html
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by NASA/CXC/SAO/M. Karovska et al.
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Chandra X-ray Image with Scale Bar
Source: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2005/mira/more.html
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G292.0+1.8 with Scale Bar
Source: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2007/g292/more.html
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SN 1970G with Scale Bar
Source: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2005/sn70/more.html
Chandra Space Telescope Collection
by Animation: Illustrations: NASA/CXC/M.Weiss
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Scenario Dismissed by Chandra Results. MPEG This sequence of artist's renderings shows the scenario ruled out by the latest Chandra results. In this model, a cluster with both low (red) and high (blue) mass stars is drawn toward the black hole. Eventually, the strong gravitational forces would rip the cluster apart, sending its constituent stars into orbit around the black hole. [Runtime: 0:10] View Still Images [ http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2005/sgra/more.html#sgra_2panel ]
Topic: What -- Sagittarius
Source: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2005/sgra/animations.html
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by Credit: NASA/STScI/G. Bacon View Still Images of the Effects of Dark Energy [ http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2004/darkenergy/more.html#accel_expanding_univ ]
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MPEG This animation shows the expansion history of the Universe by modeling the Universe as a two-dimensional grid of galaxies. The Big Bang, shown as a flash of light, is immediately followed by rapid expansion of the Universe. This expansion then slows down because of the gravitational attraction of the matter in the Universe. As the Universe expands, the repulsive effects of dark energy become important, causing the expansion to accelerate. For clarity, the size of the deceleration and...
Source: http://chandra.harvard.edu/photo/2004/darkenergy/animations.html